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I Have a Crazy Mother In Law

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    My Mother-in-law In Nuts!

    I should start off by saying I married the only child of a divorced mom who thinks her son is her friend more than her son. She is the most selfish person I ever met! She started acting more like her selfish self after we got engaged. God forbid her son wasn't there to take...
    sunbunnyc sunbunnyc 36-40 1 Response Sep 6, 2012

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    Years Of Crazy

    My mother in law is a narcissist. She is all about herself, all the time. She only sees her son and her grandkids as trophies. If she spends five minutes talking to her grandson, she makes the whole neighbourhood believe she is the sole source of support for our entire family...
    L00zer L00zer 41-45 Apr 16, 2013

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    Future Mother And Father In Law Are Going Through A Divorce!

    I have been with my fiance for 3 years and we have 2 children together. When we first got together I had a great relationship with my mil and everyone loves her. She was the sweetest person Id ever met. ALways involved with my babies, always helping me out with babysitting, going...
    LadyLDB LadyLDB 26-30 1 Response Mar 2, 2012

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    Mother-in-Law Is Crazy

    My husband and I have been together for 2 years, but married only 9 months.  It's the second for both with children from each previous marriage.  When I first meet his mother, she seemed generally nice and caring, seemed to genuinely like me and asked about my kids and...
    myMILiscrazy myMILiscrazy 36-40 1 Response Mar 30, 2009

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    She's Certainly Something

    In the beginning, there was Mother-in-law:  clearly a force to be reckoned with.j   My husband had never said much good about her.  Based on stories I'd heard from those who know her, my mind painted a picture of a, well, of a *****.  She was abusive on...
    usetheforceluke usetheforceluke 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2010

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    My Mom-in-law Beats The Cake

    When I was diagnosed Bipolar and shared the news with the in-laws, my mom-in-law promptly dug in her purse and pulled out her travel holy water bottle and commenced an Exorcism-she spoke in tongues, thrust my head back a number of times (violently) and make the family hold hands...
    BabzEsq24 BabzEsq24 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 28, 2012

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    Mother In Law From H*ll

    My husband and I have been together for 3 years, married for 1. At first his mother was fine. We got along. At least that's what I thought. Our issues didn't start on my end until she was taking child support from him for his kids that lived with us. Yes, they did live with her...
    mommynlovingit mommynlovingit 26-30, F Oct 4, 2012

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    Insane In Laws!!!!

    I could write a whole book on these people! Let me start by saying that part of the prOb I believed in the beginning was a lil bit of a culture clash. I am mexican American and do not speak Spanish they are from Mexico and don't speak a lot of English. We lived with them before...
    Jmd88 Jmd88 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2012

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    I'm pretty sure she's crazy,

    she's incredibly sneaky & manipulative and has been very used to her only son and her husband doing as they're told. Now my fiancé (her only son) has a daughter and partner to put first she seems to struggle letting go. Her and her husband have moved away & we have made an...
    B14Cx B14Cx 18-21, F Jun 20

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    My mother in law is a nutcase.

    Recently we have come to the conclusion that she suffers from Narcissistic Personality Disorder as well as Borderline Personality Disorder. When I met my husband, he warned me about his mother and told me to be careful around her and not to trust her. He was abandoned by her...
    GroundedButterfly81 GroundedButterfly81 31-35, F Jan 28

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    Mother-in-law Is Ok When Medicated

    I knew from day this one could be trouble. Never. marry. into. a. family. where most of them think you are inferior and they need psychotropic meds to boot! Examples? here you go... used items disgust me ( almost everything i own is second-hand), people who drive brand xxx...
    elsiew elsiew 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2012

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    why cant my mil realize that

    once she married off her son she has to let go??? she just called my husbands dr to get his results from test that he took. I CAN TAKE CARE OF HIM. HE IS MY HUSBAND!
    bluma bluma 22-25, F Mar 26

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    She Ruined The Birth Of My Daughter And I Can't Get Over It.

    First, I should say that this post is for cathartic purposes. It's been five months and I'm still losing sleep over it, I'm hoping here I can find relief. My Mother-in-Law, or Crazy for Cocoa Puffs as I like to call her, ruined the birth of my daughter. Little background: my...
    DGCooper DGCooper 26-30, F 19 Responses Aug 24, 2011

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    My mother in law is crazy

    as all get out. She does things that makes me be like wtf! She a big *** fruit loop. Like who really steals their son wallet and uses his credit cards and maxes them out and be like oh yea I found your wallet
    wifey2be wifey2be 18-21, F Dec 10, 2013

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    Thoughts From My Mother-in-law

    • During our engagement (he's 37, I'm 36): "(My son) can have kids whenever he wants as long as he finds a younger wife." • At the dinner table (looking directly at me): "Some women need to realize that it's okay for their husbands to flirt." • "One of my favorite things...
    TheCompetition TheCompetition 41-45 Oct 28, 2011

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    My soon-to-be MIL has never really liked me.

    My fiancé's brother dated his ex for 4 years. They started dating 3 years before I met my guy. When I entered the family she was very jealous and would tell my guy's mom that I was cheating on him, that I was crazy, that I hated her and the whole family, that I was always...
    sweetpink16 sweetpink16 18-21, F Aug 5

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    Me and my partner been together

    for three years. His mother drive me crazy and too many time i felt like i need to walk away from this relationship. When i just first met her, she won't stop asking me to do stuff for his son "cook, iron, clean for him" which i am happy to do it anyway. But i don't need to be...
    MEIJ MEIJ 26-30, F Feb 2

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    Conflict With The Crazy One

    So months back, my MIL made some hateful remarks to me and my hubby. Flat out told me she regretted having him, and she wished he had passed away and not her middle son. Also that if I ever became pregnant to not bring the baby over because she will not love it, since it will be...
    movealot2012 movealot2012 26-30, F Dec 10, 2012

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    Where Do I Start!!??

    I would like to start by saying that I kind of feel bad for even signing up for this and writing about my MIL experience. I have been married for only 6 months and my issues aren't that bad I suppose...but here goes:My husband is the youngest of 4 children and my MIL had him...
    freeme127 freeme127 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2010

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      I was wondering

    if anybody could give me some advice on my situation as i feel completely crazy and overly sensitive for feeling really stressed and isolated about my MIL (mother in law). Technically, she is not my MIL as I have only been with my boyfriend for about a year and a half. I'm...
    fireopal27 fireopal27 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    I have a crazy mother in law from ******* hell.

    :0 oh god please give me some advice to carry on with my life in peace pleaseeee the sisters in law are just as bad even one who is actually. The other daughter in law is just so damn perfect with her so damn perfect life...well of course she doesnt have to work and has her...
    Anna85xo Anna85xo 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    In-laws Should Be Called Outlaws

    We live in the same driveway. His mother is controlling, over bearing, disrespectful etc. I could write a book about all the bad qualities she has. Anyway, on several occasions this has happened... she comes in our house early in the morning, walks in our bedroom while we are...
    Michelle775 Michelle775 36-40 2 Responses May 18, 2012

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    Crazy One

    She was crazy..... how she can be described? After mine engagment, ( i was living alone in neighbouring ). she always offers lunch & breakfast. one day she told me wheather i had any experience about sex? naturally, i told ..no... Than she explain me all treake & pleasure . she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 26, 2011

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    Okay, I'm posting my truth because I know I'm not alone. My Mom was the most beautiful charming lady when she got married to my Dad. What exactly happened after the first few years...
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    A lady loved by many but invisible to the world She was loved and cherished by both children, husband and family She couldn’t see In her utter misfortune of being plagued with...
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    Well, since the cost of my mother's care will go up quite a bit I have resorted to begging for money via GoFundMe. Lol It't can't hurt...but I don't high hopes of it helping. Long...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    ColumbiaTiger ColumbiaTiger 41-45, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    Last night I moved a bunch of furniture around in order to make it easier for my mother to get through her room/bathroom using a walker or a wheel chair. Today I am getting...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    The guilt is getting to me. Perhaps because I have never really felt guilty before. lol On Sunday I started paying for 24/7 care at home for my mother. On Sunday, I was so...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My dad's "complaint": Ugh, I have to drive to the school TWICE tomorrow to pick up you at 4 AND your sister at 6... Really?
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    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Ugh. If I cannot get a doctor to do an anterior hip replacement on mom, I don't know what I'll do. There's only so much morphine you can give a person, and she is in pain and angry...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    Yup, I'm a female Norman Bates in the making. I'm feeling stabby already.
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F Oct 1

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    Shes amazing when she doesn't over take her pills...because then i am the mom,its been that way since i was 8
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    Some people are so hopeless that they can't help but learn the hard way.
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 4

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    laurynnm43 laurynnm43 16-17, F Oct 2

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    Omg hahaha...walking into my room and I seeing this lol I should really start hanging out with other people this guy was trying to twerk on the wall lol
    beautybry beautybry 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I wish I could read minds. Selectively of course. That way when my mom is having one of her bad days where she was responding to internal stimuli and not making any damn sense when...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    Hospice is coming in for an evaluation tomorrow morning! *Fingers crossed!*
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F Oct 17

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    I REALLY hope Hospice comes on board tomorrow. I can't get mom to eat or drink and I am losing my mind.
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I do indeed. I have a brother who is nine years younger than me and massively taller than me with a height of 5'11 to my 4'10.5. My ex-brother-in-law and my sister's boyfriend are...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Oct 5

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    9 days till my little baby girl will be brought into the world. Iv never been more happy and more scared in my life. I'm happy because I get to see her, hold her close, kiss her...
    ErinTripp94 ErinTripp94 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 7

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    the first day they all stand there with those who brought them into the world the one who gave them love the one who gave them protection and among them a child stood wanting...
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